IN NORTH CAROLINA
Section 15 -
The S.B. Penick Co.
Penick logo circa 1950's:
It would be impossible to do a historical section on North Carolina, without mentioning the S.B. Penick & Co. According to their website, the following is true: 
“S.B. Penick, Sr. founded the Company in Marion, North Carolina in 1914. Its beginnings were humble, as merchants and millers of drugs of vegetable origin gathered from nearby fields and woods.However, this description does not do justice to the S.B. Penick name, but fortunately for us, one of the Penick family, “Elizabeth Penick Schmitz,” had the foresight to write a first-hand biography about the company,  which seems to be finding a small cult following among pharmaceutical historians.
To keep things short, YES they did carry Medical Cannabis as part of their stores, -- right up until the end. When the Marihuana Tax Act [of 1937] made it all but impossible to do so. They did, however, continue to sell Hemp Seed Oil for some years there after.
-- Our own business: S.B. Penick & Company by Elizabeth Penick Schmitz [with Robert D. B Carlisle]
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